Gangplank Build

The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

LoL Champion


222,308 LoL Matches Analyzed

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Our Gangplank builds result from our evaluation of 222,308 recently ranked Gangplank matches. Only the top win rate Gangplank builds that are also commonly used are suggested. Since we have so many rounds in our dataset, we are very confident that we can give you the highest quality builds to help ensure you win your next game!

To find more champion specific build advice and strategies, you should take a look at our guide at the bottom of the page. Additionally, to see the top Gangplank build for a different skill division, you can select a different skill tier from the dropdown menu above. The recommended Gangplank builds will change to capture that division’s meta.

Best Gangplank Runes

If you are playing a well-mixed enemy team comp, you should really consider grabbing yourself the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Second Wind, Overgrowth, Manaflow Band, and Celerity runes. In recent matches, he won the greatest percentage of his rounds when equiped with these runes. However, if you are battling a different enemy team composition, such as an AD focused or a CC centric team, you should instead browse below to find the best Gangplank runes to defeat your particular enemy team.


Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Celerity Rune Celerity
Versus Selected Team Comp
Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Scorch Rune Scorch
Transcendence Rune Transcendence

Best Items for Your Gangplank Build

The best items to use in your Gangplank build include: Night Harvester, Rabadon's Deathcap, Lich Bane, and Horizon Focus. Additionally, like our rune setups, you can also get great, focused, Gangplank item builds further down for the specific enemy team composition you are fighting in your current match. Those who included these items in their setups had a much better winrate than players who utilized other builds for Gangplank.

LoL Item Night HarvesterLoL Item Rabadon's DeathcapLoL Item Lich BaneLoL Item Horizon Focus

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item Immortal ShieldbowLoL Item Infinity EdgeLoL Item Mortal ReminderLoL Item Essence Reaver

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item Divine SundererLoL Item Infinity EdgeLoL Item Phantom DancerLoL Item The Collector

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Divine SundererLoL Item Infinity EdgeLoL Item Ravenous HydraLoL Item Navori Quickblades

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item Divine SundererLoL Item MuramanaLoL Item Ravenous HydraLoL Item The Collector

Guide to Playing with Gangplank

  • Have your allies tell you when there are enemies at low health so you can use Cannon Barrage from afar.
  • Powder Keg can be used to split push in certain situations.